Uncertain Climate Conditions; Biggest challenges faced by the farmers in Sri Lanka – ...

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the biggest challenge faced by the farmers in Sri Lanka is the uncertain climatic conditions. “Agriculture is the main...

Grand welcome for President at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, yesterday (13) on a four-day Official Visit to Kenya to attend the fourth...

Japanese Rs. 48 billion soft loan for light rail between Malabe and Colombo

Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with Japan for a soft loan to build a light rail transit (LRT) system connecting the capital Colombo’s...

To Geneva, through Mannar and Jaffna?

By N. Sathiya Moorthy Reports that TNA’s Mullaitivu District MP, Nirmalanathan Sivamohan, wants the ‘Mannar mass-grave samples’ sent to a second lab for testing after...

Premier visits exhibition raising awareness on sexual harassment in public transport

On the International Women’s Day, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the public installation ‘Does She Travel Safe?’ at Town Hall Grounds, on Friday, March...

Govt. did not encourage alcohol at any school function, says Education Minister

The government did not encourage alcohol promotional activities through sponsorships at any school function, said Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, in parliament in response to...

Japan grants USD 1.4M to UNFPA to improve access to sexual and reproductive health...

The Government of Japan and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka signed an agreement yesterday, March 6, granting USD 1.4 million...

Signature of The Executive launched

The March volume of the ‘Signature of The Executive’ was launched during President Maithripala Sirisena’s meeting with heads of media institutions, editors of newspapers...

Norway to provide NOK 60 million for mine action in Sri Lanka

Norway is providing NOK 60 million over a period of three years for mine action in Sri Lanka. “Sri Lanka has been heavily contaminated by...

Pharmaceutical manufacturing zone near Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka is to set up a pharmaceutical manufacturing zone close to the Hambantota Port to make active pharmaceutical ingredients, known as APIs, the...
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The Sri Lanka Air Force(SLAF) successfully completed Phase II of the Simulated Maritime SAR Operation in co-ordination with Sri Lanka Navy(SLN) 10 Nm and...